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January 2019

  1. Which state government has launched Krishak Bandhu scheme to address farmers distress?

Ans: West Bengal

  1. The Union Cabinet has approved the introduction of a Bill to modify the list of Scheduled Tribes (STs) of Arunachal Pradesh. Which tribes will be included in the list?

Ans: Mishmi-Kaman, Idu and Taraon.

  1. Under the Right to Education (RTE) amendment Bill 2018, which measure (s) is / are taken by the Parliament?

Ans: (i) To abolish no-detention policy till class 8; (ii) Enable state governments to allow schools to fail students and (iii) Provides regular examination in classes V and VIII

  1. The Union Cabinet has recently approved a reservation at what % for ‘economically backward’ upper castes in government jobs?

Ans: 10%

  1. The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has striked out which disease as a ground for seeking a divorce?

Ans: Leprosy

  1. Which grading index has been introduced by HRD Ministry to assess quality of school education in states?

Ans: 70–point

  1. Gangajal Project is launched in which city?

Ans: Agra

  1. India’s longest single-lane steel cable suspension bridge has opened in which state?

Ans: Arunachal Pradesh

  1. Which state government has recently approved projects to revive mythical Saraswati River?

Ans: Haryana

  1. Which states have signed agreement for Renukaji multipurpose dam project?

Ans: Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhan

  1. Which is the base year for the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)?

Ans: 2017

  1. Which state has become the India’s 1st state to implement 10% quota to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of general category?

Ans: Gujarat

  1. The Government of India (GoI) has drafted five-year action plan to address drug abuse in the country for which period?

Ans: 2018 – 2023

  1. Which state government has launched ‘One Family, One Job’ scheme?

Ans: Sikkim

  1. Which country has launched ‘Fair Value for Innovation’ at Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi?

Ans: United States

  1. Kollam Bypass, which is in news recently, touches which National Highways?

Ans: NH 66, NH 183 and NH 744

  1. India’s largest start up ecosystem has launched in which state?

Ans: Kerala

  1. Which UT government has decided to impose a ban on single-use plastic products from 1st March 2019?

Ans: Puducherry

  1. Which state government has launched the farm debt-waiver scheme ‘Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana’?

Ans: Madhya Pradesh

  1. Trishna gas project is located in which state?

Ans: Tripura

  1. Which state government has launched ‘Ama Ghare LED’ scheme?

Ans: Odisha

  1. Which state government has recently decided to start bird hospitals?

Ans: Delhi

  1. Which union ministry has decided to organize Shehri Samridhi Utsav?

Ans: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

  1. Which state governments have approved 10% reservation reservation for poor among general category?

Ans: Gujarat, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh

  1. India’s First Lithium Ion Giga Factory will be build by which company?

Ans: BHEL

  1. Which state government has decided to give 5% quota for Kapu community in 10% reservation for EWS?

Ans: Andhra Pradesh

  1. The Union Cabinet has approved the amendment to which article to strengthen northeast autonomous councils?

Ans: Article 280

  1. Which state government has decided to set up anti-poaching tiger protection force?

Ans: Telangana

  1. Which train has been named as Vande Bharat Express?

Ans: Train 18

  1. Atal Setu is built across which river in Goa?

Ans: River Mandovi

  1. Which state has been declared best state for active participation in Swasth Bharat Yatra?

Ans: Tamil Nadu

  1. Which state government has decided to launch Yuva Swabhiman Yojana for urban poor youth?

Ans: Madhya Pradesh

  1. Which state government has launched Jiban Sampark project to reach vulnerable tribes?

Ans: Odisha

  1. Which state government has decided to introduce MSP for farmers based on MS Swaminathan report?

Ans: Delhi

  1. Which state government has recently launched a special scheme to curb infant deaths?

Ans: Maharashtra

  1. The world’s longest expressway will come up in which state?

Ans: Uttar Pradesh

February 2019

  1. India’s second Tulip Garden will come up in which of the following states?

Ans: Uttarakhand

  1. The National Salt Satyagraha Memorial (NSSM) is located in which of the following districts of Gujarat?

Ans: Navsari

  1. Which state government has launched the 2nd phase of Pasupu-Kumkuma scheme?

Ans: Andhra Pradesh

  1. The World Heritage Centre (WHC) would be set up at which of the following states?

Ans: Kolkata

  1. Which state government has launched Kalia Students’ Scholarship Scheme to boost education for farmers children?

Ans: Odisha

  1. Who is the head of the committee which is constituted by the Maharashtra to review welfare schemes for tribals?

Ans: Vivek Pandit

  1. Which union ministry has launched Shehri Samridhi Utsav?

Ans: Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs

  1. The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) would be set up for ___?

Ans: Conservation of Cows, Protection of Cows, Progeny of Cows

  1. Which project has been launched by Union Government to study Apparel Consumption in India?

Ans: INDIA SIZE

  1. Which state government has launched the Zero Fatality Corridor (ZFC)?

Ans: Delhi

  1. The circuit bench of the Calcutta High Court will be set up in which of the following districts of West Bengal?

Ans: Jalpaiguri

  1. Which state government has recently banned the Popular Front of India (PFI)?

Ans: Jharkhand

  1. India and which country has recently launched initiative to combat Marine Pollution?

Ans: Norway

  1. Which state government has announced a universal old age pension scheme – Mukhyamantri Vridhajan Pension Yojna (MVPY)?

Ans: Bihar

  1. Which section of IT Act of 2000 has been scraped to avoid people being prosecuted?

Ans: Section 66A

  1. India’s first agromet forecast centre has inaugurated in which of the following states?

Ans: Karnataka

  1. Which state assembly has recently passed a Bill to make Sanskrit the 2nd official language of the state?

Ans: Himachal Pradesh

  1. Which state government has recently constituted a Transgender Welfare Board (TWB)?

Ans: Gujarat

  1. Which state government has rolled out its flagship ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana’ ?

Ans: Madhya Pradesh

  1. Which state government has launched the boat ambulance service for remote areas?

Ans: Odisha

  1. PM KISAN scheme has officially been launched from which of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh?

Ans: Gorakhpur

  1. The first-ever Skill Saathi Youth Conclave has launched in which of the following cities?

Ans: Bhubaneswar

  1. Which of the following states has become the India’s first state to have raised a special dog squad to detect liquor consignment?

Ans: BIHAR

  1. Which state government has launched the PRANAM Commission to protect parents of government employees?

Ans: Assam

March 2019

  1. Which state government has launched a major water conservation scheme “Jalamrutha”?

Ans: Karnataka

  1. The Supreme Court has recently pulled up which government to an act which allows construction in Aravalli hills?

Ans: Haryana

  1. The Ministry of Textile has launched a programme for developing knitwear sector under which scheme?

Ans: PowerTex India

  1. Vastral, from where PM launched ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan (PM-SYM) Yojana’ is located in which state?

Ans: Gujarat

  1. The terms NCMC, AFC and SWEEKAR, which were making news recently, are related to which of the following?

Ans: Mobility

  1. Which state government has recently banned molasses in the state?

Ans: Assam

  1. Which state government has launched Notun Disha initiative to provide training to teachers?

Ans: Tripura

  1. Which state government has decided to teach ancient tribal language Gondi in tribal districts?

Ans: Madhya Pradesh

  1. What would be the funding pattern between Centre & North Eastern States for the newly approved Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP) scheme?

Ans: 70:30

  1. Which state government has launched the Mukhyamantri Anchal Amrit Yojana?

Ans: Uttarakhand

  1. Which state government has recently approved 27% quota for OBCs?

Ans: Madhya Pradesh

  1. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched new Global Influenza Strategy for which of the following periods?

Ans: 2019-2030

  1. Which county has launched a programme “Lose to Win” to help overweight employers?

Ans: UAE

  1. Which state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has launched the Enajori initiative for PwD?

Ans: Kerala

April 2019

  1. Which Southeast Asian country has recently introduced harsh new sharia laws that make adultery and homsexuality punishable by stoning to death?

Ans: Brunei

  1. Under which article of the constitution, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has prohibited display/exhibit any biopic/publicity material during Model Code of Conduct (MCC) period?

Ans: Article 324

  1. As per which section of the RTI Act, the Government of India (GoI) cannot refuse information if disclosure in public interest overshadows certain ‘protected interests’?

Ans: Section 8(2)

  1. Which scheme of the West Bengal government has won the 2019 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) award in Capacity Building category?

Ans: Utkarsh Bangla

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